Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly announced that the company’s Lispro Injection, an authorized generic version of the life-saving insulin Humalog, is available at pharmacies at a 50 percent lower list price.
Almost three in four U.S. allergy specialists are prescribing tablets to ease symptoms caused by pollen, ragweed and dust at least some of the time, though they have not completely shifted away from allergy shots, a survey suggests.
Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk beat first-quarter 2019 operating profit forecasts, helped by higher sales of the company’s biggest new drug hope, a treatment for type 2 diabetes.
Novo Nordisk submitted the company’s oral semaglutide drug, a pill that management hopes will transform the diabetes market, for approval in the United States.
Ireland’s Teckro, which makes software that allows physicians to take part in drug development trials from mobile devices, has won $25 million in financial backing from investors as the company hatches longer-term plans for a stock market listing.
An injection to treat forehead wrinkles is set to rival Allergan plc’s Botox after U.S. regulators approved Evolus Inc.’s cheaper treatment, sending the Newport Beach, Calif.-based company’s shares up about 5 percent.
An advisory panel to the U.S. FDA said benefits of Amgen Inc.’s osteoporosis treatment for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture outweighed the monthly injection’s risks.
Denmark-based Zealand Pharma announced that the company’s Phase III trial for dasiglucagon for severe insulin-induced hypoglycemia in diabetes hit all primary and key secondary endpoints, setting up potential regulatory approval.
Recro Pharma’s shares dropped more than 50 percent on Thursday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve the drugmaker’s non-opioid shot IV meloxicam, saying the pain-relieving effect did not meet expectations.
Britain’s Indivior is launching a new weapon to fight the U.S. opioid crisis this month, but high hopes for its once-monthly injection were offset on Thursday by the need to set aside more cash for legal disputes.